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  • Chicago Symphony president Deborah Rutter named Kennedy Center president

    Chicago Symphony president Deborah Rutter named Kennedy Center president
    Deborah F. Rutter, president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association for the past decade, has been named president of the Kennedy Center, effective Sept. 1, 2014. She will succeed Michael M. Kaiser.
  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...

    The world's perception of Chicago

    My wife and I are currently in Old Quebec, Canada, on vacation.  The weather has been ideal and the locals very friendly. However, when we tell people we're from Chicagoland, the mood changes to more of a somberness.  We've traveled to Europe and...

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer. Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...

    Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park

    Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park
    Today, Ravinia is internationally known for bringing all kinds of musical entertainment to the masses. It may be hard to imagine that when Ravinia Park opened in 1904 on land purchased by A.C. Frost, it was conceived as a yearround amusement park with...